Simulation Center

CHSU Simulation Advisory Council

The purpose of the CHSU Simulation Center and Program Advisory Council is to represent the community at large, champion simulation-based learning and counsel effective integration of simulation-based learning activities into the CHSU medical student curriculum. The Council provides guidance in shaping the course of interprofessional simulation healthcare education, operating procedures, and future planning and evaluation to the CHSU Simulation staff and faculty.

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We are grateful to the following individuals that currently serve on the CHSU Simulation Advisory Council:

 

Chair of the Council:

Leslie Catron, M.A.ED, BSN, RN, CHSE
Simulation Center Director, Clinical Instructor; CHSU

Council Members:

Kimberly Bilskey, MSN, RN, CHSE
Simulation Coordinator, Critical Care Clinical Education Specialist (ED, NICU, PICU); Valley Children’s Healthcare

Kitty Cazares, MSN
Nursing Program Director; Merced Community College

Lisa Chun, D.O., MS.MEdl, FNAOME, CPE, OHPF
Associate Dean of Osteopathic Clinical Education and Simulation, Associate Professor; CHSU

Grace Durham, MSN
Director Skills and Simulation Lab; National University, Fresno Campus

Darrell Fifield
Standardized Patient; CHSU

Marie Gilbert, DNP, RN, CHSE
Director, Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing; California State University, Fresno

Ralph Herrera, B.S.
Simulation Specialist, Operations; CHSU

Lisa Hood, CNP, MSA, RN, FNP-C
Director, MSN/Family Nurse Practitioner Program, Assistant Professor of Nursing; Saint Agnes Medical Center

Lindsey Johnson, B.A.
Biomedicine Lab Instructor; The Center for Advanced Research and Technology

William Kim
CHSU-COM Student Doctor, Class of 2024; CHSU

Tara Lemoine, D.O., Fellow in Simulation Education and Research
Medical Simulation Director, Pediatric Intensivist; Valley Children’s Healthcare

Thayer Merritt, B.A.
Simulation Specialist, Mixed Media; CHSU

Catherine Milburn, EMT-P

Paramedic, EMS Instructor; West Hills College, Lemoore

Yoshihiro Ozaki, D.O., FAAP
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Primary Care; CHSU
Hospitalist; Valley Children’s Healthcare

Lorilee Perry, BSN, MSN, FNP, CNS
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences; CHSU

Shelvia Salvano, BSN, RN
Simulation Coordinator; Gurnick Medical Academy

Kimberly Sokol, M.D., MS, Fellow in Emergency Medical Simulation
Director of Medical Simulation, GME Emergency Medicine Faculty; Kaweah Delta Hospital

Nanami Yoshioka, M.A.
Standardized Patient Educator; CHSU

Chair of the Council:

Leslie Catron, M.A.ED, BSN, RN, CHSE
Instructor, Simulation Center Director; CHSU

Council Members:

Kimberly Bilskey, MSN, RN, CHSE
Simulation Manager; Valley Children’s Healthcare

Kitty Cazares, MSN
Nursing Program Director; Merced Community College

Sydnei Fox, PharmD
Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy Department of Clinical Sciences; CHSU

Marie Gilbert, DNP, RN, CHSE
Director, Central California Center for Excellence in Nursing; California State University, Fresno

Ruqayya Gill, D.O.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Specialty Medicine; CHSU

Ralph Herrera, B.S.
Simulation Specialist, Operations; CHSU

Simon Holguin, LNHA, RCFE
SNF Administrator/Executive Director; Bethel Lutheran Home

Lisa Hood, CNP, MSA, RN, FNP-C
Nurse Practitioner; Madera Community Hospital

Lindsey Johnson, B.A.
Biomedicine Lab Instructor; The Center for Advanced Research and Technology

Tara Lemoine, D.O., Fellow in Simulation Education and Research
Medical Simulation Director, Pediatric Intensivist; Valley Children’s Healthcare

Thayer Merritt, B.A.
Simulation Specialist, Mixed Media; CHSU

Whitney Rodriguez
Paramedic, EMS Education Coordinator; American Ambulance

Angela Rosati, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN
Adjunct Medical Surgical Faculty; West Hills College Lemoore, Kaweah Delta Hospital

Shelvia Salvano, BSN, RN
Simulation Coordinator; Gurnick Medical Academy

Kimberly Sokol, M.D., MS, Fellow in Emergency Medical Simulation
Director, Medical Simulation; Kaweah Delta Hospital

Nanami Yoshioka, M.A.
Standardized Patient Educator; CHSU